The January window is only around the corner and the Manchester United fans here in the Transfer Tavern are already getting the rumours of the summer window in now.
News is emerging out of Old Trafford that Jose Mourinho is keen to tie up an early deal for Valencia wonder kid Carlos Soler. The 20-year-old Spanish midfielder is regarded as one hottest properties in the European market at the moment and our Tavern punters believe United don’t want to be drawn into a bidding war come the summer months, meaning they want a deal wrapped up quickly.
United have a host of players coming to the end of their contracts at the end of the season including Carrick, Fellaini and Herrera, so our landlord thinks Mourinho will want to freshen things up in the Red Devils’ ranks. Not just in midfield, though few would doubt the fact that the self-proclaimed ‘Special One’ will invariably strengthen his whole squad next summer.
Having said that, these two players could follow the Spanish under-21 star to Manchester as the Portuguese gaffer looks to add more dynamism to his team…